New course offered on outer space, space resources

Posted by on August 5, 2020

Dr. Leslie Gertsch will teach a new online course this fall semester titled Fundamentals of Space Resources or GeoEng 5810.

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To the moon – Gertsch invited to panel on lunar travel

Posted by on December 3, 2019

Dr. Leslie Gertsch, associate professor of geosciences and geological and petroleum engineering, will participate in a discussion titled “New Access to Space” on Dec. 11 during the American Geophysical Union’s fall meeting in San Francisco.

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Students get space grants

Posted by on November 5, 2019

Elizabeth Caputa and Kyle McMillen received grants from the Missouri Space Grant Consortium (MOSGC) through Missouri S&T and NASA.

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Learn about America’s ‘other’ space program from NGA science director

Posted by on September 9, 2019

The campus community is invited to an event titled “America’s ‘Other’ Space Program: National Security Space – A talk by Chirag Parikh of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency” 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 10, in the Carver-Turner Room of the Havener Center.

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Speaking of outer space, policy

Posted by on July 2, 2019

Dr. Alanna Krolikowski presented a paper at the National Space Society’s Policy Forum on Space Settlement in Arlington, Virginia, in June.

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Aerospace engineering students win grant funding for satellite

Posted by on April 3, 2018

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Three Missouri S&T Ph.D. students in aerospace engineering won the Educational Alliance Program’s University Grant Program, receiving $1,000 in funding. Jill Davis, Pavel Galchenko and Donna Jennings won first place with their project, “Verification and Validation of Student-Designed Guidance, Navigation and Control Algorithms.”

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Space week begins today, ends Friday with ‘Star Wars’

Posted by on November 6, 2017

Several student organizations will host space-related events and activities during Missouri S&T’s Space Week from Monday, Nov. 6, through Friday, Nov. 10. The week will begin with “Experience Space in Virtual Reality,” 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, in the Havener Center atrium. A screening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” will be held 8:30-11 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, in St. Pat’s Ballroom of the Havener Center. Get a schedule of Space Week events. For updates, follow Space Week on Twitter at @SandTSpaceWeek and Facebook at

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